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HSES Project Assistant - Year in Industry



Job type:

Fixed Term


Industrial Placement: August 2017 – August 2018 (Windsor, UK)

Salary: Competitive 

Please note only students in current full time education may apply for this opportunity and must return to full time education following this placement

Centrica is a multinational, FTSE 100 energy and services company operating across the entire energy value chain. Our focus is to meet the changing needs of our customers. Centrica’s operations span the globe, with upstream activities in; North America, Netherlands Norway and downstream activities across UK, Ireland and North America supporting over 28 million customers. Health Safety, Environment and Security plays an integral role in supporting the business, our employees and our customers. Creating an incident free, sustainable and healthy workplace is our vision, ensuring everyone goes home safe every day.

The Role

The role is a fantastic opportunity to involve yourself in driving environmental change across Centrica’s vast span of operations. From offshore platforms to customer homes, you will be immersed in a range of projects to that reduces Centrica’s environmental impact.

The nature of the role makes it an incredibly diverse, challenging, and rewarding one. Working with Centrica employees, as well as branching out to the wider business’ we operate, will expose you to an enormous amount of opportunities. Your interaction with the upstream businesses will test your ability to combat environmental issues across Oil & Gas whilst downstream will test your ability to think innovatively to introduce the best sustainable solutions for our customers.

The role will be based in Windsor for the majority, however, up to 15% of your time will involve travelling to other businesses and working with them to support our environmental goals.

The role will also involve managing environmental reporting. Although primarily focused on environment, your year at Centrica will see you working alongside the whole Health, Safety, Environment, and Security team, involving yourself in different projects, and business areas across the country.

The Person

  • The student must have completed 2 or more years of a degree at an accredited university
  • The student be on track to achieve a 2:1 in their first year of university
  • The student must be technically competent in excel and computing


The Company

Centrica plc, a FTSE 100 company, has operations in UK, North America and Europe. With 30+ million customer-product relationships, Centrica's vision is to become the leading integrated supplier of energy and related services for its chosen markets and maximise value to shareholders. Centrica's brand names include British Gas, Direct Energy (North America). At Centrica, our purpose is to help people today and secure energy for tomorrow.

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button. Please upload your cover letter and CV as one document.

Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.

To request an update on this role, or if you have any problems uploading your CV please email Becki.Brunetti@britishgas.co.uk typing 'Update required: HSES Project Assistant - Year in Industry' in the subject title.

Agencies: Centrica operate a preferred supplier arrangement, however if you wish to be considered at the next review session please submit a brief overview of your capability to PSL@centrica.com